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Theodor Mommsen

Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen; 30 November 1817 – 1 November 1903) was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician and archaeologist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest classicists of the 19th century. His work regarding Roman history is still of fundamental importance for contemporary research. He received the 1902 Nobel Prize in Literature for being "the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with... Read More

BornChristian Matthias Theodor Mommsen
30 November 1817
Garding, Duchy of Schleswig
Died1 November 1903 (aged 85)
Charlottenburg, Brandenburg, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
FieldsClassical scholar, jurist, ancient historian


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